Bright Star, would I were stedfast as thou art
Bright Star, would I were stedfast as thou art Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
The main theme of Keats's poem is the idea of eternity. This is the reason why the star is so important to Keats's speaker: because it lasts forever. Over the course of the poem, however, it become...
It wouldn't make much sense to talk about eternity without talking about transience, would it? These two ideas are opposite sides of the same coin. In Keats's poem, the speaker makes clear that he...
In today's English, we typically use the word "sympathy" to describe a feeling of connection with somebody or something, often including a sense of being on that person's or that cause's side. (Thu...
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